Track listing


Shelley Washington

1. Big Talk  10:45

Shelley Washington baritone saxophone

José Antonio Zayas Cabán baritone saxophone


Gemma Peacocke

2. Skin  7:02

Gemma Peacocke electronics

José Antonio Zayas Cabán alto saxophone


Amanda Feery

3. Gone to Earth  7:17

Casey Rafn piano

Ryan Smith tenor saxophone

José Antonio Zayas Cabán soprano saxophone


Fanny Mendelssohn

Trio, Op. 11

Joel Gordon tenor saxophone

Casey Rafn piano

José Antonio Zayas Cabán soprano saxophone

4.  I. Allegro molto vivace 11:26

5.  II. Andante espressivo  5:37

6. III. Lied: Allegretto  1:31

7.  IV. Allegretto moderato  5:41



All pieces recorded in the Recital Hall at the Voxman School of Music, University of Iowa in Iowa City IA


Recording years: BIG TALK (2017), Trio, Op. 11 (2018), SKIN (2019), GONE TO EARTH (2019)


Recording Engineer  James Edel

Special Thanks Mitchell Toebben

Liner Notes  Katheryn Lawson

Dedication Rosa Castro Muñiz


Cover image: Banner State Woman’s National Baptist Convention, ca. 1905-15, Library of Congress.



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